The Deputy foreign Minister will not fly to Istanbul to meet officials of BSEC

The Deputy foreign Minister will not fly to Istanbul to meet officials of BSEC


Russia at the meeting of senior officials Committee of the black sea economic cooperation will be presented by the head of Department of economic cooperation the Russian foreign Ministry Evgeny Stanislavov.

MOSCOW, 21 Dec –. Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Vasily sebenza will not participate in the meeting of senior officials Committee of the black sea economic cooperation (BSEC), which will be held on Friday in Istanbul, according to the Secretariat of Nebezi.

BSEC unites 12 States of the black sea and the Southern Balkans. Was established in 1999. Russia is currently chairing the Organization of black sea economic cooperation in the first half of 2016.

“Vasily Alekseevich in Istanbul tomorrow’s not coming,” reported in the Secretariat, having refused to specify the reasons for cancellation of the visit.

In turn, as reported in the Secretariat of the economic cooperation Department of the MFA of Russia, Russia the meeting of senior officials Committee of the black sea economic cooperation on January 22 in Istanbul will be represented by Director of economic cooperation Department of the Russian foreign Ministry Evgeny Stanislavov.

Relations of Russia and Turkey are in crisis after November 24, Turkish F-16 shot down in Syria, the Russian bomber su-24. Russian President Vladimir Putin called it a “stab in the back” by the accomplices of terrorists. Ankara stated that the Russian aircraft entered its airspace. Putin signed a decree on measures to ensure national security and on the special economic measures against Turkey. Because of the incident in Turkey Russian su-24 Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his visit to Istanbul.